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ABC
Sep 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
quote afghanistan question, we have said that we agreed the 2014 and where we're ended with afghanistan. but where we have taken issue is making sure that the generals on the ground get the resources throughout the entire fighting season, to keep our soldiers safe and offer counterinsurgency needs. so, we beg to differ with the president on parts of his afghanistan policy. but we support the 2014 deadline.
CBS
Sep 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
mission in afghanistan. >> security oriented. >> jeff: we'll go inside their camp in california's mojave desert. and easy targets. lee cowan shows us just how popular smartphones have become. >> it's like gold. >> jeff: especially for thieves. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" >> jeff: good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. the video that mocked the prophet mohammad continued to stir up anti-american feelings today. here is the latest. new protests against the film were staged in four countries today. the radical islamist group hezbollah is calling for more demonstrations in lebanon tomorrow. the united states and other western embassies remain on high alert. in libya's president said 50 people have been arrested in the attack that kill kd the u.s. ambassador and three members of his team. at the same time there are diverging views on who is responsible for the attack. anna werner begins our coverage from washington. >> reporter: in the five days since ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in libya, violent protests against the u.s
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 2:00am EDT
. >> former u.s. ambassador to afghanistan ryan crocker discussed the future of that country on monday at the carnegie endowment for international peace. investor crocker has also held that post in iraq, pakistan, syria, kuwait and lebanon. this is an hour and 45 minutes. >> and good afternoon, everyone coul. it is my pleasure to welcome you this afternoon to hear very special guest to has come back to washington after another operation in diplomatic service in afghanistan. i first encountered ryan almost a decade ago and i don't think he even knew it. i had just finished a stint in delhi and was getting ready to attend washington. they decided that come out of the transition, we would visit afghanistan, go to kabul, because we were both thinking jobs involving were connected to afghanistan. so we had extended meetings in 2003. one day, during those two days of meetings, i walked into the ambassador's conference room. there were a series of photographs of former u.s. ambassadors who had worked in afghanistan. the photographs were put up, but not necessarily the names of the ambassadors
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
up and opposed this war. we hadn't finished the job in afghanistan. we hadn't caught bin laden. we hadn't put al qaeda to rest. an asecetht that it was going to be a distraction. now, senator mccain and president bush had a very different judgment. >> so that was this date, 40 days out from the election in '08 and 40 days out from the election in '04. in '04 the campaign was consumed with the debate overt ast one of our wars. 40 days out from the election in '08, in the midst of the financial meltdown the campaign was consumed with both of the wars. now it's 2012 and we're 40 days out from the election this year and we are not quite as consumed with that issue, but we are still in one of those wars. d becoedh issue turns out is not a mutual decision by the two candidates. i mean, the democratic side, president obama, talks about the war in iraq that he ended and the war in afghanistan he is still waging all the time. he brings it up all the time. it is his republican opponent, mr. roey, hagenelly doneis best to avoid the subject altogether. i have to say, credit where credit's due.
CNN
Sep 19, 2012 1:00am EDT
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CNN
Sep 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
talk to former cia officer bob baer about why the war in afghanistan keeps him up at night. he's not alone. it's the number four foreign policy concern of voters according to our exclusive poll. our countdown of the top issues in this election continues. next. matt's brakes didn't sound right... ...so i brought my car to mike at meineke... ...and we inspected his brakes for free. -free is good. -free is very good. [ male announcer ] now get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> a french court making a ruling about the magazine that published topless photos of kate middleton. the ruling and their reaction when we continue. ♪ don't worry. we haven't forgotten, you still like things to push. [ engine revs ] the all-new cadillac xts has arrived, and it's bringing the future forward. >>> just 49 days until the election, all this week we're focusing on foreign policy issues that keep americans up at night. we polled registered voters to find out their top five foreign policy concerns. number five was syria. tonight we look at number four, afghanistan. 2100 american troops have die
CNN
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
one out. >>> up next, we talk to former cia officer bob baer about why the war in afghanistan keeps him up at night. it's the number four foreign policy concern of voters according to our exclusive poll. our countdown of the top issues in this election continues. with the fidelity stock screener, you can try strategies from independent experts and see what criteria they use. such as a 5% yield on dividend-paying stocks. then you can customize the strategies and narrow down to exactly those stocks you want to follow. i'm mark allen of fidelity investments. the expert strategies feature is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> french court makes a ruling about the magazine that published topless photos of kate middleton. the ruling and their reaction when we continue. >>> just 49 days until the election, all this week we're focusing on foreign policy issues that keep americans up at night. we polled registered voters to find out their top five foreign policy concerns. number five was syria. tonight we
CNN
Sep 18, 2012 7:00pm PDT
to former cia officer bob baer about why the war in afghanistan keeps him up at night. it's the number four foreign policy concern of voters according to our exclusive poll. our countdown of the top issues in this election continues. ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with advanced keyless technology. control everything from your pocket, purse, or wherever. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ that dirty, old egg-suckin' dog ♪ with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> french court makes a ruling about the magazine that published topless photos of kate middleton. the ruling and their reaction when we continue. parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'll worry about the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our p
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 3:30pm PDT
trained by u.s. and nato forces. in other words, our allies in afghanistan are turning their fire on the american force who trained them. 51 deaths from insider attacks have occurred this year alone. an increase from 35 last year. on sunday, september 16, four u.s. soldiers were lured and then killed by afghan police, supposedly on our side. on friday, one week ago, a particularly audacious attack occurred at camp bastion, a major air base in hellman province. afghan militants scaled the perimeter of the heavily guarded facility and killed two u.s. marines. harrier jets were also destroyed. in response to these ongoing assaults, the u.s. military has suspended most side by side nato/afghan field operations, like joint patrols. quote, it will apply only until the threat level returns to a tolerable level. unquote. so says u.s. colonel and senior nato spokesman tom collins. the u.s. has been fighting in afghanistan since october 2001. 11 years. as of this past wednesday, 1,994 u.s. troops have died in afghanistan. 17,619 u.s. troops have been wounded in action. how much money has the $
WHUT
Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
controversial bagram prison in afghanistan is handed over to afghan control by the americans. but the u.s. hold s onto hundreds of high-risk detainees,. is this a measure of distrust between kabul and washington? hello, welcome to "g.m.t.." also coming up in this program, the u.s. navy seal involved in the killing of blad goes republic and reveals one key question president obama asked. >> we asked him who was the one, and he wanted to know who it was and we wouldn't tell him. >> why not? >> it's not that hard, so it's not about who that one person was, it was about the team. >> and here in the u.k., the bomb disposal unit is called into the home of the british iraqi engineer who was killed along with family members in for instance. it's midday here in london, 7:00 in washington and half past 3:00 in the afternoon in kabul where the yudes has handed over former control of back ram prison to the afghanistan gan government. there are more than 3,000 inmates in the prison, many who are taliban fighters and terrorist suspects. they hailed the transfer as a victory for afghan sovereignty. >> p
KCSMMHZ
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
afghanistan. welcome to nhk world "newsline." on the front lines, u.s.-led forces are at war with the taliban. it's been like that for more than a decade. american leaders are still focused on winning, even as they're prepared to pull their combat troops out by the end of 2014. both sides have publicly refused to hold peace talks. but behind the scenes, they started negotiating in 2010. nhk world's hideki yui has been following this story, and he's the first to get interviews with members of the taliban's negotiating team. here's his exclusive story. >> reporter: u.s. and taliban negotiators have met at least five times over the past two years. most of the meetings took place in the doha. thank you very much. appreciate it. the taliban has a five-man negotiating team there. i was able to interview two of them. one of the negotiators was sayyed rasul, a religious leader who is said to have the trust of the taliban spiritual leader. >> translator: peace and reconciliation has been our demand for a long time. and it still is, even now. we want to have peace, prosperity, and the reconstru
CBS
Sep 9, 2012 11:30am EDT
corps is wrapping up its decade long involvement in afghanistan. at the same time, the marines are retrimpg r thinking their doctrine and equipment news. they want light armored vehicles while shaping its new amphibious tractor to replace the vehicle that was canceled early last year. as the marines develop the requirements for their new fighting vehicle, they face challenges. first the new generation of precision weapons is pushing the marines farther out to sea than ever before complicating future amphibious operations. new vehicles and aircraft are steadily getting bigger making existing ships increasingly camped when fully loaded out. the man leading the process of shaping the future of the marine corps is lieutenant general richard mills charged with developing tactics and doctrine for the service. welcome to the program. >> thank you for having me. >> welcome as a fellow new yorker. >> it's great to be here. it's a great opportunity to talk about the future of the marine corps. >> you commanded troops in iraq and afghanistan. what are the three enduring lessons that marines w
PBS
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
been like that for more than a decade in afghanistan. both sides have publicly refused to hold peace talks. but behind the scenes, they started negotiating in 2010. nhk has been following this story. and our reporter has been the first to get interviews with members of the taliban's negotiating team. here's the exclusive story. >> reporter: u.s. and taliban negotiators have met at least five times over the past two years. most of the meetings took place in the capital of qatar. >> thank you very much. appreciate it. >> reporter: the taliban has a five-man negotiating team there. i was able to interview two of them. one of the negotiators was said rasul, a religious leader who is said to have a deep trust over the taliban spiritual leader. >> translator: peace and reconciliation has been our demand for a long time. and it still is even no weant to ve peace, prosperity, and the reconstruction of afghanistan. >> reporter: taliban negotiators said they and their u.s. counterparts agreed on two conditions for starting full-fledged peace talks. the first was the opening of the representati
PBS
Sep 15, 2012 1:00pm PDT
from war-torn afghanistan. and artists seeking refuge from war-torn afghanistan. >> coming up next. captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >> belva: good evening. i'm belva davis. welcome to this week in northern california. joining me on the news panel are michelle quinn, silicon valley reporter for politico and josh richman, political reporter for bay area news group. josh, we have been away from state politics for the last couple of weeks. now the governor is back at his desk with his pen signing bills. what are some of the things that have been signed? >> well, he has a tremendous number of bills to sign or veto before the end of the month. but the big news this week was clearly on wednesday in los angeles his signing of his pension, public pension reform bill. this is something that a lot of californians think is a longtime coming. probably just as many californians think is still not fully addressed. even the governor should tell us he does not believe this solves all of our unfunded liabilities going forward but it was the best deal he could get right now and he
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2012 9:00am EDT
to afghanistan, ryan crocker, says afghanistan is making progress in many areas such as education and health care, but challenges remain including free and fair elections. he spoke at a carnegie endowment for international peace event focusing on the country's future. his comments are about an hour, 45 minutes. >> and it's a real pleasure to welcome you all to the endowment this afternoon to share our very special guest, ambassador ryan crocker, who has come back to washington after another iteration in diplomatic service in afghanistan. i first encountered ryan almost a decade ago, and i don't think he even knew it. i had just finished a stint in delhi with ambassador -- [inaudible] and was getting ready to return to washington. and we decided that part of that transition that we would visit afghanistan, go to can kabul, because we were both coming to take jobs that would involve some work connected to afghanistan. and so we -- [inaudible] for two or three days, extended meetingsing with the staff there in 2003. this was the old u.s -- [inaudible] that had suffered terribly durin
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 3:30pm PDT
! [ high operatic voice ] ♪ let me go ♪ [ rock ] . >>> on this sunday night, from afghanistan, at the brink. another u.s. service member killed by the afghan forces they're training, as we begin our special coverage of a region in turmoil. tonight richard engel with the latest from afghanistan. >>> plus we're on patrol with the third infantry division and ann curry on the ground in syria after a massive attack there. >>> the face-off back at home just three days before the first presidential debate. tonight inside the obama and romney debate camps. how the candidates are preparing for the showdown. >>> making the case. the supreme court begins. >>> and carmageddo 2. what happened this weekend when one of the busiest highways in the countries was shut down. how did california cope with its freeway car free? >>> good evening from the joint command headquarters of the international security assistance force in kabul. we have been traveling through this country all week trying to take measure of this war, another insider attack has left a u.s. soldier and an american civilian dead. that b
FOX News
Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
afghanistan. they started after the attacks of 9-11. earlier today at the pentagon the president said the true legacy of 9-11 will not involve fear and will not involve faith. instead we will see and i quote a safer world, a stronger nation and a people more united than ever before. dowling doug was at the pentagon this afternoon. >> the crowds have long cleared out a second ceremony just wrapped up. this was a smaller ceremony held inside the courtyard at the pentagon for the men and women who work here many of them who were here on that september 11th day 11 years ago when the plane came in just at pretop level at the point where i stand and plowed into the west front of the pentagon. secretary pineda paid tribute to many of the heros that day. >> we remember men and women like the marine major who joined others in rushing to the most heavily damaged areas. when asked by a reporter for his name, this marine said you wanted to remain anonymous. he clawed through the rubble. evidences motivated, not by fame, not by headlines, but motivated and driven by the unbreakable commitment to leave
FOX News
Sep 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
afghanistan. home base to most marine operations in that war. military officials telling fox news this is a major hit. the nation says good by to our ambassador and three other americans murdered at a u.s. embassy today we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> we will bring to justice those who took them from us. >> from all that i have heard, the murderous attacks in libya that resulted in the death of four americans were not accidental. >> it was a terrorist attack organized and carried out by terrorists. >> did somebody get advanced warning of this attack? >> we were not aware of any actionable intelligence. >> that report is false. >> i'm not ready to it diet our intelligence community until we get more facts. >> harris: tonight, developments in the investigation. plus, gunfire in flames as protests erupt in countries around the world. and u.s. embassies are targeted. now, the efforts to protect americans and calm the chaos. >> harris: we begin with breaking news of a deadly assault on the united states' marines main base in southern afghanist
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
>>> good morning. breaking news. an insider attack kills a u.s. service member in afghanistan. it comes just days after the u.s. said joint operations were returning to normal. we're live in kabul. >>> total recall -- arnold schwarzenegger opens up about his life and an on set fling and the affair that ended his marriage. hear why the govern nator is rae velg it all. >>> and cute or cruel? a dad post this is picture of his 3-year-old daughter online after she goes to the bathroom in the shower. did he go too far? parents weigh in on both sides. "today," sunday, september 30, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning 0, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester toelt reporting from afghanistan. >> and i'm jenna wolfe. lester, nice to see you. only two days after joint operations between american and afghan forces were set to be returning to normal, there was another deadly attack yesterday. >> jenna, good to see you as well. yes, the death toll here has climbed steadily in recent months following attacks by afghan army and police agains
NBC
Sep 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
police in afghanistan and arrived home today. george joins us with more. >> more than 40 members of the maryland national guard came home to a ceremony here in hunt valley. they were assigned to the international assistance force in afghanistan. they helped to train the afghan army and police to fight the taliban on their own. there are mixed emotions as they learned of the shooting of a nato service member, allegedly and hands of an afghan trainee. it speaks to the difficulty of their mission. >> we have solid leadership. i am confident all the counter measures have been put in place and we will continue to do what is right for the soldiers performing the mission. >> i have four children. he is the first i did not get to see born. the sacrifice we do, it pays off. we come home. it is a good feeling. >> these men and women spent a year and afghanistan. they deployed on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 last year. for many of these folks, this was their third tour in afghanistan. this was the unit the physical education teacher was part of who was killed by an afghan gunman in february during
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
quote won't tell us how he'll end the war in afghanistan. >> so, how will a president romney end the war in afghanistan? >> look, those kind of comments are said when you don't have a good record to run on, when you're offering nothing but four more years of the same. >> you don't think he has a good foreign policy to run on, including the killing of osama bin laden? >> i think that's great sesz. success. to your afghanistan question, we have said that we agreed the 2014 and where we're ended with afghanistan. but where we have taken issue is making sure that the generals on the ground get the resources throughout the entire fighting season, to keep our soldiers safe and offer counterinsurgency needs. so, we beg to differ with the president on parts of his afghanistan policy. but we support the 2014 deadline. >> finally, a question about the debates. you're about to have the biggest debate of your life. coming up in october. you'll be preparing for it tomorrow. i want to show you part of a fox news debate from the republican primaries and get you to respond. here it was. >> say you had a de
WHUT
Sep 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
afghanistan, pakistan, and from there on down to the subcontinent. >> for the folks at home as well -- but also to help my education -- when all of these countries were named stan, but that part has a reference? >> it is literally country. just like stana is literally capital in kazakh. >> this is the 20 the anniversary of independence, and it is amazing that the culture has gone back 1000 years and then you jump forward and you say 50 years ago, part of the soviet union, and now 20 years ago, independence. how did you see the future of kazakhstan? >> kazakhstan is still writing its own future. nobody can predict where it is going. they made commitments -- last year you may know they were the head of the organization of security and cooperation in europe, and they made a long- term vision for a country that is very much a western country, i guess you would say, in the sort of democratic and human rights about you. that is not something that will happen overnight. so, over the next 5-10 years into the future, this country will continue to remake itself. it has gone from a poor and impoveris
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
>>> good morning. breaking news. an insider attack kills a u.s. service member in afghanistan. it comes just days after the u.s. said joint operations were returning to normal. we're live in kabul. >>> total recall -- arnold schwarzenegger opens up about his life and an on set fling and the affair that ended his marriage. hear why the govern nator is rae velg it all. >>> and cute or cruel? a dad post this is picture of his 3-year-old daughter online after she goes to the bathroom in the shower. did he go too far? parents weigh in on both sides. "today," sunday, september 30, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning 0, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester toelt reporting from afghanistan. >> and i'm jenna wolfe. lester, nice to see you. only two days after joint operations between american and afghan forces were set to be returning to normal, there was another deadly attack yesterday. >> jenna, good to see you as well. yes, the death toll here has climbed steadily in recent months following attacks by afghan army and police agains
CNN
Sep 17, 2012 1:00am PDT
details out of afghanistan after a weekend of attacks targeting the military. and what seems to be an alarming new trend when an ally, supposedly a friend, kills the troops who are training him. >>> plus, chilling words from a man who said he did just that. >> translator: they took off their body armor and put their weapons down. at that moment i thought it was the right time, so i took my gun and shot them. >> then, the catholic church and the e-mail faux pas that got them sued. >> when you are caught with your pants down you have to say something. >>> all that, plus a man without a party and a matter of bad timing or no tact in tonight's "no talking points." >>> hello, everybody. i'm don lemon. thank you for joining us. we will get you up to speed on today's headlines. chicago teachers accused of tonight of breaking the law. it is the latest development in the city's week-long teachers strike. rahm emanuel says he will file an injunction to force teachers back to work. >>> the teachers union postponed a vote until tuesday on a tentative contract deal. that is less than five minutes
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
promoted what he was calling "burn a koran day." that spurred days of protests in afghanistan killing nine people there. in 2005 it was cartoons depict depicting the prophet mohammed. and u.s. service members accidentally burned copies of the koran in order to dispose of them. it sparked riots throughout afghanistan killing 30 people overall. but again, breaking news at this hour. a day of violent protests in libya and egypt. the american consulate and the american embassy in egypt. and reports still unconfirmed at this time that one american may have been killed at that consulate attack. this is an evolving story. we're still trying to get confirmation, but we'll update you as we learn more. that's tonight's breaking news. >>> it was 11 years ago today on the day of the terrorist attacks of september 11th, 2001, when george bush made his first public remarks about the 9/11 attacks from where he was that day in sarasota, florida. the president was reading to a group of elementary school children when he was informed that they were underway. he continued reading to kids, but he did cut
FOX News
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
movie. today, it turned violent in several nations. first, in afghanistan, hundreds of people burned cars and threw rocks at the military base. the local afghan police general says protesters injured 20 officers. pakistan, now, security forces there fired tear gas and warning shots in the air in an attempt to push back hundreds of protesters marching toward the consulate. in northern pakistan, a person died after hundreds torched a press club and a government building and clashed with police. >> in indonesia, a picture of president obama was burned and they tried to set on fire a truck in in the parking lot of the embassy, and 11 police were hurt. in lebanon, hezbollah leader there made a rare public appearance to rally thousands of peaceful protesters. he has lived in hiding to avoid assassination since his hezbollah battled israel in 2006. many protesters lashing out against the anti-islam video, it is also possible that terrorists and others are taking advantage of that situation. >> that is our top story. jonathan hunt is on it for us. jonathan, there is still a lost anti-america
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
afghanistan. today there are nearly 90,000 american troops deployed in afghanistan, more than 2,000 have died in what is america's longest war. it this morning the president and the first lady visited arlington national cemetery to horne those whose lives have been lost. joining me live now is nbc news mill father analyst and retired army colonel jack jacobs. rog roger cressy, let's start off with you before we talk about the troops. there's a cbs and "new york times" poll 54% said the economy and jobs were the most important issues, 37% of voters called terrorism and security extremely important. i would assume that's because we haven't had anything as devastating or close to what we all witnessed 11 years ago. >> i think that's a large part of it. it's also the ending of the war in iraq, and in effect how the war in afghanistan is no longer front page news the way it should be and the way it was in the past. certainly the main reason why terrorism has receded as a priority is basically because of the success the administration had against al qaeda. we see a threat far different th
WHUT
Sep 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
, previously thought to be unaffected. prince harry has arrived in afghanistan at the start of a four-month deployment as an apache helicopter commander. the prince is based at camp bastion in helmand. quintonsomerville has this report from afghanistan. >> back in uniform and back in afghanistan, prince harry is now fully qualified to fly this apache in combat. it's one of the most sophisticated attack helicopters in the world. and in a matter of days, he'll be flying missions against the taliban. the prince's arrival here in afghanistan is a timely reminder of his more duty i feel sight, but hasn't been arranged to distract of his misadventures in a las vegas room. it's the prince's personal determination to resume his career and to complete for the first time a full tour of duty on the front lines. he was last in afghanistan in 2008. then, his deployment was kept secret. in southern helmand, he was part of ground forces hauling in aircraft to target the insurgents. but he faced dramatically increased when news leaked that the third in line to the throne was here in afghanistan. his
WETA
Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
given a suspended death sentence for the murder of a british businessman. in afghanistan, the military announced today it has arrested or expelled hundreds of soldiers, as part of an effort to stop so-called insider attacks on foreign troops. the attacks come as the u.s. tries to continue its plan to transition out of afghanistan. margaret warner has the story. >> warner: on a pre-convention swing through virginia yesterday, president obama again touted his plans to end the afghan war. >> this november you get to decide the future of the war in afghanistan. by the end of this month i will have brought home 33,000 troops. ( applause ) i've said we will end this war in 2014. >> warner: but a linchpin of that promise-- to train afghan forces to take over the fight-- faces a new challenge. 45 nato troops have been killed this year by afghan troops-- 15 just last month. all this, just two years before a planned hand-over of security to full afghan control. u.s. and afghan officials have vowed to fix the problem. and in kabul today, a defense ministry spokesman said hundreds of afgh
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
straight line from george w. bush foreign policy to today. >> by committing to withdraw from afghanistan before peace can be achieved and sustained, the president has discouraged our friends and emboldened our enemies. >> cutting and running. why stop at 13 years of war when you can just stay indefinitely? senator mccain said we should not end the war in afghanistan. he also called for new american military intervention in syria and iran. because he is john mccain and that's what he does. >> that old -- that old beach boy song, bomb iran. you know, bomb, bomb, bomb. >> you seeing him there doesn't mean this is their current way of thinking. maybe they just gave the old bomb, bomb, bomb iran guy one more spin around the parking lot, because they were too embarrassed to disinvite him from their convention, maybe. maybe not. when mitt romney, the nominee himself, took the stage, his tone on foreign policy was the same kind of straight line from george w. bush that john mccain took up. the same iran stuff, right? with an extra bonus of threatening russia as well. >> in his first tv interview
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